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Comment: Re:French citizens should be looking at Greece (Score 1) 325 325

Right, because in the absence of government intervention no private company would ever fill the void by coming up with businesses that allow people to review products so that others can avoid corporations taking shortcuts with their products. I didn't realize Consumer Reports, IIHS, and Yelp were government-run enterprises.

Comment: Re:French citizens should be looking at Greece (Score 1) 325 325

France doesn't have that problem? Tell that to all the wealthy ex-pats who left the country after France was proposing a 75% income tax. And you think corruption is unique to Greece? Btw, "There, fixed that for you" went out with Barney 5 years ago. He was the purple dinosaur btw.

Comment: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones (Score -1, Flamebait) 368 368

The fact that Taylor Swift even has a career even though it's obvious the woman can't sing should encourage her to keep her mouth shut about the industry and just be happy that she earns millions from tone-deaf tweens.

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